Amy Schumer has always been an outspoken feminist. Last night, though, the comedienne inspired other women to follow suit.
In a segment from show on Comedy Central, “Inside Amy Schumer,” Schumer spoofed popular songs to send a message that women should feel comfortable going without makeup. The segment prompted fans all over the WORLD to respond with bare-faced selfies, including the hashtag #girlyoudontneedmakeup.
“I have been brought to tears with all the strong, badass, incredible women tonight. In jungles, jumping out of planes, holding their babies and mothers hands. All the strong lovely men who tweeted too. We are all different and beautiful. Let’s waste no time stressin bout looks,” Schumer tweeted after reposting many of the pictures. “We are sisters and fighters and laughers and happy strong women. Smile at yourself in the mirror girl. #girlyoudontneedmakeup much love!”
During the show, Schumer appeared in a music video for an imaginary band, singing a song that sounded strikingly similar to One Direction’s “You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful.” After telling Schumer to take off her cosmetics, they call her “the ghost from ‘The Ring,'” and tell her to look more feminine.
“Just get up an hour earlier and you can make yourself much girlier,” they croon.
See the video — and a few of Schumer’s fans’ posts — below: